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Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, free pool cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Nea Magnisia, Rethymno, Crete Island

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGeropotamos Beach8 min drive
  • Popular LocationSpilies Beach8 min drive
  • Popular LocationRethimno Kart9 min drive
  • AirportChania (CHQ-Ioannis Daskalogiannis)73 min drive

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About this area


Located in Rethymno, Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa is in a rural area and near the beach. Arkadi Monastery and Venetian Loggia are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Horse Park Rethymno and Rethymnon Venetian Port. Travelling with kids? Consider Rethimno Kart and Sacred Monastery of Arkadi. Looking to get your feet wet? Kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Geropotamos Beach - 8 min drive
  • Spilies Beach - 8 min drive
  • Horse Park Rethymno - 8 min drive
  • Rethimno Kart - 9 min drive
  • Sacred Monastery of Arkadi - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Heraklion (HER-Nikos Kazantzakis) - 63 min drive


  • Rimondi Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Cafe Greco - 7 min drive
  • Remember - 7 min drive
  • Mr. Gyros - 7 min drive
  • Skypark - 7 min drive

About this property

Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa

Family-friendly resort with full-service spa and free breakfast
This resort features a full-service spa, a restaurant and an indoor pool. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and a free beach shuttle. Additionally, an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar are on-site. All 121 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players provide a bit of entertainment, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as pillow menus and bathrobes.
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa offers 121 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Memory foam beds feature down comforters. A pillow menu is available. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and fans. Hypo-allergenic bedding and an iron/ironing board can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, RG SPA. Services include facials, body scrubs and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and Turkish bath/hammam.

Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa.

All-inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Free off-site parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free beach shuttle

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • DVD player
  • Free babysitting/childcare
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Thalassotherapy
  • Turkish bath/hammam


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Beach towels
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Fan
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Memory-foam mattress
  • Pillow menu


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Balcony or patio


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 4.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 85 per vehicle (one way)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and cash

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 10 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Rimondi Grand
Rimondi Grand Resort
Rimondi Grand Resort Rethimnon
Rimondi Grand Rethimnon
Rimondi Grand Resort Rethymnon
Rimondi Grand Rethymnon
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Rethymnon, Crete
Rimondi Grand Resort Spa
Rimondi Grand Resort Spa
Rimondi Grand & Spa Rethymno
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Resort
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Rethymno
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa Resort Rethymno

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 9 out of 28 reviews
5 - Excellent 32%
Rating 4 - Good. 12 out of 28 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 5 out of 28 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 28 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 28 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great hotel, but bad food
Lovely hotel. Comfortable good size rooms. They whole place is very attractive and the pool area is a real treat. You need a car to experience this area properly. Neither of us drive, so we used the hotel shuttle service to the bus stop and then used public transport to get to Rethymno. Further out then we thought but gorgeous scenery. Two big down sides for us was the quality and variation of food and the price of drinks. The bar was extortionate. A half draft pint cost almost €5 and the cheapest wine was around €8 for a pretty poor quality wine. The food was very similar for each meal and over salted. The hotel says they use local farm produce, but if this is the case there is no need. They cover up any flavours with salt. The dining room is also FULL of flys, dead and alive, and we found them buried in the food at the buffet. After that we stopped eating in the hotel, despite paying for half board. If you can pay for just a room, or even bed and breakfast I'd recommend this hotel. Go to a local supermarket for drinks and snarks, then rent a car and explore the beauty of Crete.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful Crete
at short notice they found us a room and were very helpful and kind. Beautiful hotel with excellent staff and owner.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa, Crete - October 2013
Prior to our stay at the Rimondi Grand Resort & Spa I read the trip advisor reviews and as suggested we hired a car for the whole of our stay. We were able to travel around the island with ease as nearly all areas could be reached by one road that spanned most of the island. The hotel was set on a hillside and the top of the hotel could be seen from the road & it then cascaded downwards into olive groves. The scenery was stunning & there were fantastic sea views. The whole of the hotel was clean & contemporary & the location was very peaceful. Staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them. We took full advantage of the Spa facilities & treatments on offer which were great value for money. This was a fantastic experience & the spa manager Agira was such a great hostess. The infinity pool looked inviting but was unheated and was extremely cold and as a result was not well used by guests & this is an area that could be improved. We often travelled into the city of Rethimnon of an evening which was only 20 minutes from the hotel & had the usual gift shops & restaurants you expect on holiday but then merged into a trendy set of bar, restaurants and shopping lanes near to the Fort. We also discovered the delightful fishing village of Panormo which had a couple of great beaches and a number of restaurants & other gorgeous nearby beaches well worth a visit to were Bali, Fodele Bay & Agia Pelagia.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Wonderful Resort......but
Rimondio Grand is a top quality resort with all of the holiday essentials (and non-essentials) you would want. The accomodation is everything you would hope for - clean, modern, stylish. Maid servce is provided every day and you have the ability to change bedding and towels every day as required. Free beach towels are provided courtesy of the Rimondi Grand Spa. The staff are truly exceptional - everyone from reception, the bars, restaurant and maintenance will always go that little bit further for you. so why 'but'? Well, it;s obvious the resort hasn't been completely finished (presumably as a result of the global recession) and this has had the unfortunate knock-on of meaning the surrounding area has suffered also. Beyond the hotel bar/restaurant there is only one local alternative - a friendly taverna around the corner - which is highly recommended. for those who like to get out and about. The alternatives are the shuttle service the resort runs to it's (presumably) sister hotel on the beach a couple of kilometers away meaning you are tied to their schedule for getting there/back (it is a long 2 kilometers back up to the resort as it on a hill, by foot). the onkly other option is to go into Rethymno town (bus 1.6 euro one way) or taxi (18 euro one way). so all in all, the resort itself is of top quality but it suffers from lack of alternatives if you like to explore.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Mid 20's Couple - 7 days
27 year old Couple. We visited the Rimondi Grand between 18th and 25th May 2013. We flew to Chania/Xania/Hania Airport and we were quoted a price of 170 euros for transfers...when we got there.. we saw was quite far from both airports...even if we flew to Herkalion/Iraklion. We instead hired a car from an international rental company for 124 GBP for 7 days.. which worked out cheaper. Driving there on the right side of the road was a bit difficult at first, but got used to it after driving at 30/40kmph everywhere..even on the Motorways. Crete has one main highway along the north coast and it has amazing driving views all along. When we got to Rimondi, we were really impressed, ample parking space for our hire car. Nice seren location locate dup in the Mountains.. not too difficult to find with a European Garmin Sat Nav. We checked in and they gave us a nice fresh fruit cocktail on arrival and the porter carried our luggage form our car to the reception area for us. Then he put it onto a golf buggy, yes a golf buggy and drove us around the winding hilly paths through the hotel complex as close as he could to our Room. Our room was the Standard Room and was very very well kept and extremely clean, couldn't spot a spec of dust in there at all! We had a sofa area with a 26'' LCD TV and a balcony with views over the Mountains and 2 chairs and a table on the balcony too. A lovely comfy suede Sofa was there and the bathroom had some nice smelly mango shower gels! :) The bedroom was smaller than expected, but the bed was HUGE and really comfortable. The digital safe was easy to use and the Hotel Room felt secure enough to leave inexpensive belongings out. The Hotel restaurant served some good food for Lunch and I had the Buffet dinner one night which was pretty good. The vege choices weren't all that great, but the staff were accomodating and willing to make alternative vege options for my partner. The Breakfast buffet was pretty good too, Antonios was always there smily, chirpy and happy so early in the morning. There was lots of fresh fruit and different foods to try and the breakfast/lunch/dinner hall also had views over the mountains. The only downside of the hotel is that the beach isn't nearer/more accessible from the hotel. We got a parking ticket on our first day when we parked somewhere we shouldn't have. Rimondi Staff, in particular Vicky, were great and helped translate the ticket and assured us all would be ok, she even came outside of her working hours to help us appeal the ticket on the grounds that we were visitors to Greece. That is definitely Rimondi Staff going THE EXTRA MILE FOR US!!! We got a 40 euro fine as the authority didn't let us off so easily, but it didn't ruin our stay. The hotel is a 15-20 minute dirve from Rethmynon which has a lovely beach (Ikarus) and had many outdoor bars/eateries and shopping! We drove to Heraklion one day and toured the town there too which was very nice. Rimondi is a great hotel to stay at, clean, great staff and the only downside is that the beach isn't more accesible and that the spa facilities aren't included for guests to use included in the price of the Hotel. Otherwise, I'd highly recommend this hotel.